Polar Bears on Vacation: The Art of Barbara Stone

Barbara Stone has exclusively used the image of polar bears as a personal symbol in her artwork since 1979. Her research has taken her to Canada’s Northwest Territories, the Yukon and Alaska to study the yearly migration of polar bears. A self-taught artist, she has developed a unique style of incorporating colored pencil with watercolor […]





LAG Spring Exhibition

Lakeland Art Guild juried show hosted by the Florida Southern College Department of Art and Art History for over 30 years. Exhibit runs through June 9. Open 9am-4:30pm, weekdays.





Art-i-facts Spring 2017 (Mar-Apr)

Enjoy the on-screen edition of the March-April (Spring) 2017 edition of Art-i-facts magazine by clicking on the “Click to Read” text below.





Photography Exhibit Reception: Across the Land and Seas







Public Lecture with Collector George Lowe







Shining Silk: Arts of Japan Opening Reception

Needlepoint Artist Nancy Sutherland to Present Japanese Embroidery Masterpieces. Enamored by the exquisite beauty of Japanese embroidery since 1998, needlepoint artist Nancy Sutherland hopes to enlighten others and spark interest in Japanese embroidery and culture when she showcases her talent at the Japanese embroidery exhibit, Shining Silk: Arts of Japan hosted by the Lake Wales […]





Opening Reception: Art is a Technique of Communication







Boyscouts & Indians: Rod Fincannon Exhibit

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

Reception is on October 20 from 5-7pm.





Fall Student Art Exhibition

I Heart the Arts at Polk State

Reception on October 6 from 5-7pm. Awards presented at 6pm.





Shining Silk: Arts of Japan

Needlepoint Artist Nancy Sutherland to Present Japanese Embroidery Masterpieces. The exhibition reception is from 5-7pm on October 6. Enamored by the exquisite beauty of Japanese embroidery since 1998, needlepoint artist Nancy Sutherland hopes to enlighten others and spark interest in Japanese embroidery and culture when she showcases her talent at the Japanese embroidery exhibit, Shining […]





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